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Molybdenite from
Santo Nino Mine (Santo Niño Mine; North Santo Nino; North Santo Wind; Brooks; Santa Maria Mo Mine), Santo Niño Mine area, San Antonio Canyon, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Molybdenite
Formula:MoS2
Comments:Occurs as large bodies of fine-grained, massive material & good crystals in quartz veins with pyrite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 167, 302; Blanchard, R. & P.F. Boswell (1930), Limonite types derived from bornite and tetrahedrite, Econ.Geol.: 25: 557-580; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 19, 25; Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United States 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E14-E16.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rutile
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcopyrite4 photos of Molybdenite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Santo Nino Mine (Santo Niño Mine; North Santo Nino; North Santo Wind; Brooks; Santa Maria Mo Mine), Santo Niño Mine area, San Antonio Canyon, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Molybdenite
1.3km (0.8 miles) San Antonio Canyon, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) O'Connor prospect, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Holland Mine, Duquesne Gulch, Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) Benton Mine (Benton property), San Antonio Canyon, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) Simplot Mine, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) Bonanza Mine, Westinghouse Mine (Westinghouse property; Davis property), Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) Line Boy Mine, Line property, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
4.4km (2.7 miles) Four Metals Mine (Guajolote Mine; Frisco Mine; Red Hill crosscut; Red Mountain Mine; Phoenix claims; Hillside claims), Red Hill, Providencia Canyon, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
4.6km (2.8 miles) Red Hill claim, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) Edna Mine group (Martha Washington Mine), Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
 
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